Tag Archives: City of Seaside

Seaside struggles most with chronic absenteeism

Statewide rate has worsened. Seaside students continued to struggle the most with chronic absenteeism relative to their peers in Clatsop County and statewide last school year. Chronic absenteeism is defined as missing at least 10 percent of the school year. Nearly one-quarter of Seaside students were considered chronically absent last school year, according to state […]
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Southern Exposure: Seaside keeps safe water foremost at reservoir

Clean water is no accident. Usually, we don’t think about it until we lose it. Our most precious resource was brought to mind after 200,000 Salem residents lost fresh water for the month of June because of a potentially toxic algae bloom. The bloom shut down the Salem water system and led to the delivery […]
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Southern Exposure: Seaside shifts to ‘caution’ on school project

A caution sign on budget, schedule. In a region where generations have venerated the spawning salmon of Coho and China creeks as they traveled to the Neawanna River, salmon protection looms large in the $100 million Seaside campus building project — the cost of which has ballooned to more than $123 million. Caution flags are […]
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Seaside city councilor questions earthquake and tsunami model

Horning wants other factors considered. Seaside City Councilor Tom Horning said the city should consider more than just a computer simulation released earlier this week by Oregon State University when it looks at bridge replacement. The model found certain bridges and roads in Seaside will have higher mortality rates in an earthquake and tsunami. Source: […]
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New tsunami simulation identifies Seaside’s bridges, roads with highest mortality rates

Study designed to help prioritize infrastructure projects. A new computer simulation by Oregon State University identifies bridges and roads in Seaside that would have higher mortality rates in an earthquake and tsunami. The bridge on Broadway Street over Neawanna Creek would result in the most fatalities and should be prioritized for improvement, researchers found. Other […]
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Quake simulation study shows Seaside road, bridge dangers

SEASIDE — Researchers at Oregon State University say bridges and roads in the northwestern resort city of Seaside should be prioritized for improvement after a simulation discovered they would have higher mortality rates in an earthquake and tsunami. Researchers found that the bridge on Broadway Street over Neawanna Creek would result in the most fatalities, […]
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Astoria, Seaside graduation rates dip

Graduation rates in Astoria and Seaside slumped by about 10 percent last year in figures released by the state Department of Education. The state defines on-time graduation as finishing in four years. Statewide, 76.7 percent of seniors finished with a diploma in four years, a nearly 2 percent increase from 2016 but still among the […]
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Cougar suspected of snatching pets from Seaside apartment complex

Cougar said to have snatched cats. Seaside Heights Elementary School moved all student activities inside Monday after a reported cougar sighting. Staff escorted students home and monitored crosswalks. Residents of Creekside Village Apartments are being warned their small pets could be in danger. Source:  Cougar suspected of snatching pets from Seaside apartment complex

Clatsop County schools struggle with absenteeism

Seaside led the county in missed school days. Clatsop County school districts showed mixed results in addressing chronic absenteeism among students last school year. Astoria School District closely followed the state average, with nearly 20 percent of students missing at least 10 percent of possible school days last year, a 1 percent increase from the […]
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At Great Oregon ShakeOut, it’s drop, cover and hold on

Seaside schools prepare with earthquake drill. As everyone at Seaside High School waited for the Great Oregon ShakeOut drill to begin, biology teacher Suzanna Kruger went over some earthquake preparedness basics. “When you feel shaking and you drop, you also need to?” Kruger asked, leaving her zoology students to fill in the rest. “Cover the […]
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